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here's a look at where the 2012 contenders will be this week. mitt romney will be in wisconsin on monday and tuesday. rick an sor um remains in wisconsin tomorrow and travels to pennsylvania on tuesday. newt gingrich will travel to maryland, then north carolina, and ron paul will be in california wednesday through friday. thanks so much for tuning in to this special hour of politics. join us every sunday 4:00 eastern time. now stay right here for the latest news right here in the newsroom. in pasadena, california, police chase, shoot and kill a young man who they believe was an armed robbery suspect. turns out he didn't have a gun. and he didn't have any stolen property. >> this crime was being black at
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night in the wrong place at the wrong time. >> a devastated community demands answers from police and justice for his death. a loving dad, a dedicated soldier, to save a child's life in afghanistan, he gave his. the portrait of an american hero. from linsanity to linger, jeremy lin, the knicks point guard sidelined. ahead this hour, we'll tell you why. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com another community is also searching for answers after an unarmed african-american teen was fatally shot by police. here's what we know so far about what happened just over a week ago in pasadena, california. it started when a 911 caller said two armed men had stolen his computer and backpack. when the police got to the scene, they said they saw a young man running, and then chased him. that young man was 19-year-old
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kendrick mcdade. police said it appeared to them that mcdade was reaching for something near his waist. officers feared it was a gun, fired multiple shots and killed him. police now admit the young college student had no weapon him. we'll talk about this case in a few minutes with former prosecutor holly hughes. pope benedict xvi presents a message of unity during palm sunday mass. tens of thousands of faithful packed st. peters square holding palm branches. it marks the start of holy week and leads up to easter sunday, considered the most important date on the church calendar. nobel peace laureate aung san su kyi wins a seat on myanmar's porlment. she spent years under house arrest and her party was banned for struggles of democracy in myanmar, formerly called burma. the country has been under
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military rule for 50 years. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton said sanctions against syria are working. clinton is in turkey today, talking to world leaders about increasing pressure on syria to end the conflict. she tells cnn the so-called friends of syria group formed a committee to coordinate sanctions, and cut off their leadership's ability, quote, to wage war on its own people. >> and the united states will be working with the arab countries, the european countries, north african and others to have them understand the most effective way to implement sanctions, because as one of them said to me, the americans have a lot of experience in doing sanctions. we don't. so we're making progress. also, the individual sanctions, you know, the travel bans, the visa bans, the kinds of direct personal sanctions are beginning to really wake people up. they're looking around thinking, for the rest of my life, i'm only going to maybe go to iran?
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that doesn't sound like a great idea. >> clinton also announced today that u.s. aid to the syrian opposition will nearly double. the chairman of the house budget committee says he misspoke when he accused u.s. military officials of not being honest about the pentagon budget. on cnn "state of the union" this morning, candy crowley told paul ryan that military leaders were a little offended. >> i really misspoke, to be candid with you, candy. i didn't mean to make that kind of impression. so i was clumsy in how i was trying to make the point i was trying to make. and the general and i spoke after that, and i wanted to give that point to him, which was that was not what i was attempting to say. >> ryan is the leading republican on the budget debate. the house passed his budget plan last week. he's also considered a possible candidate for vice president. there are signs of an economic upswing on campuses. potential employers indicate companies are back in bigger
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numbers on college campuses, looking for talent to hire. how big of a comeback? employers say they expect to increase their hiring of this year's batch of college grads by 10.2%. and here's just a short list of companies showing up on campuses look forg new hires. general electric, amazon, apple, barclays global. recent grads still looking for work are encouraged to contact their school for recruitment dates. and we're still waiting to find out the winners of that $656 million mega millions jackpot. but we do know they'll get about $218 million apiece before taxes. the winning tickets were sold in kansas and maryland, where winners are not required to come forward publicly. the third ticket was sold in illinois. and look at what google announced today, as the next big thing in motorsports. google racing, a partnership with nascar. and here's the amazing part. race cars with no driver behind
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the wheel. self-driving cars. before your mind is blown too much, check the calendar. the small print on the website as well. google is having a little bit of fun on april's fool. let me know your best prank on april fool's. how are you fooling someone? tweet me at fwhitfield. now, for a story we've been following. a rally in support of trayvon martin is happening right now in miami. take a look at these live pictures right now downtown miami. in attendance, civil rights leaders al sharpton and jesse jackson. and you see what appear to be thousands of people. members of congress as well. celebrities, including singer chaka khan and the slain teen's parents are there. the rally is in support of the martin family, and to call for the arrest of the man who admits to shooting martin. he says in self-defense.
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let's bring in cnn's martin savidge who is in the town where the shooting took place, in sanford, florida. so martin, today the rally in miami, but tomorrow the parents are taking a big legal step as well by seeking a federal review in what way? >> reporter: well, fredricka, what they want is a specific review of a specific night. that was the night that 17-year-old trayvon martin was shot. this all goes back to the reported information that came out last week, that the lead investigator for the city of sanford on the night that trayvon was shot, wanted to take george zimmerman into custody. actually, wanted to charge him either with negligent homicide and manslaughter. we obtained the initial police report and you see the offenses ristd there. however, as we all know now, george zimmerman was never charged. apparently that officer was overruled by the state attorney's office. and this is what the family is questioning, why did that happen? why was there this difference of opinion? why did the investigator doubt
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george zimmerman's story but the state attorney apparently believed all of it? that's what they want investigated and that's why they're putting a specific request to the department of justice to look at that with an independent investigation. >> and martin, let's talk a little bit about, i know you're in a different location geographically than that rally in miami, south of you. this is not far from where trayvon martin went to school. he went to school at a high school in miami gardens. why is there this feeling that these continued growing rallies just might indeed put the kind of pressure that family members want on sanford police, to do more about their investigation, to release more information? >> well, what the family wants, of course, is they would like to see george zimmerman arrested. they believe that is the first step that must be taken in seeking justice for trayvon martin. so what they hope is by continuing these kind of public demonstrations, as well as other efforts behind the scenes,
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there's been calls for some sort of financial boycotts for, let's say, the city of sanford, against the city government, that is against the county government, not against the businesses, though. a combination of those public and private actions they hope will bring justice. >> martin savidge, thank you so much, from sanford, florida. california police fatological ashoot a teen suspected of robbery. they thought he had a gun. turns out, he didn't. now the community is demanding answers. plus, from linsanity to linjured. we'll talk lin and march madness later on this hour.
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in california, pasadena residents want to know why a teen was fatally shot by police. this is what we know so far. the incident began when a 911 caller said two armed men had stolen his computer and backpack. when the police arrived on the scene, they said they saw a young man running, and they chased him. that young man was 19-year-old kendrick mcdade. police said it appeared to them that mcdade was reaching for something near his waist. the officers fearing it was a gun, fired multiple shots and killed him. police now admit the young college student had no weapon him. as for the man who called 911, well, he confessed that he lied to police about the youngman having a gun, and then he was arrested. >> pasadena police officers responded to that scene, believing that an armed robbery had just occurred. the shooting of mr. mcdade is absolutely tragic.
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>> the shooting has left many in the community outraged. at a town hall meeting yesterday, the police chief tried to answer questions. and there are still so many questions unanswered. let's talk more about this now with criminal defense attorney and former prosecutors, holly hughes. all right. so as a former prosecutor, think about how this investigation will play out. will it be the police department who are going to ask the questions, exactly how was this played out. interm affairs, will it be the d.a. who says, how -- what are the sequence of events? was there a calling out of, freeze, you know, show me your hands, something before those weapons were fired? >> right. well, there doesn't have to be, okay? what happens is, typically when the police holler out, police, freeze, something along those lines, it's to identify themselves. you might see that with an undercover officer, an officer in plain clothes, detective, who is not necessarily identifiable. the fact that they didn't holler out, police, freeze, is not really the issue here. the issue is, they have been
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told, the police have been told these guys have guns. they robbed me. so they're already amped up. they're responding to a call where they believe there are weapons involved. >> it still would be the police's responsibility to double-check or know that for sure. because a caller can tell you anything. they know that. >> that's exactly right. but here's the thing, that's a split-second decision. i'm not saying it's right. i'm not saying it's justified to shoot. that's something that will be determined after all the facts and the evidence. and there are some things about it that give me pause. >> like what? >> okay. what happens is, they get a call that there's two armed robber suspects with guns going down orange boulevard, i believe it was. so it's not a robbery in progress. so it's not like you're going to have to sneak up on them. why weren't the lights and sirens activated. if the lights and sirens activated, the camera in the car automatically would have been on. >> and the videotape on the dash cam -- >> that didn't happen. there's also --
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>> is there a reason why that wouldn't be activated? >> that's a question we need answered. it's one of those unanswered questions we just talked about. i'll say this for the police chief, at least he got up there and gave a press conference. he's not hiding. he's trying to answer the questions. he said, we are going to investigate. again, the young man is unarmed. the officers responding don't know that. their adrenaline's rushing. when they reach for a waistband, the police don't have to wait until they see a gun, because by the time they see it, it could be too late. so it's going to come down to those split seconds, did they have another way to avoid it. >> but something else might give them pause if they were looking for two men, and they see one. >> right. >> one running, who fits the description. >> that's a good reason to follow. i totally understand your concern. that's an absolutely good reason for them to follow. because they might have split up for all we know. so what they know is, you know, let's place the blame where it fully lies, with the person who called in, and filed the false
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report, who has now admitted i made it up. he's been charged with involuntary manslaughter. i think the charges should be higher than that. i think it should be voluntary manslaughter. you send armed police officers after what you're saying are armed suspects? >> it's a split decision. >> that's right, it's a split second. >> that bodes well for the police officers who will be asked for what happened. but because there was that split decision, you know, that they had to make, that really does offer a level of protection. >> some level. but again, everything will factor into, why did you not activate your lights and sirens. is that the only course of action you could have taken. because this young man based on what we're hearing was in an alley. was there a way for him to escape the other end of the alley or do you know for a fact he was trapped? the shooting occurred while the officer was still inside the vehicle. that does not bode well.
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technically they're allowed to do it, but there's got to be a really good reason. if you're still in your reason, back up three feet if you think there's a gun pointed at you. at least at that point in time say stop or i'll shoot. give some type of warning. but again, everything will be taken into consideration. because on its face, we're all sitting here horrified that, oh, my gosh, but let's place the blame squarely where it lies, somebody sat there and said, this man has a gun and he robbed me and he's dangerous. and you've got the police officers out there, and you don't want a widow sitting home at night. >> a tough decision. >> it absolutely was. >> holly hughes, thank you so much. we'll be talking about this case much more. three mega winners, one huge fortune. but when will we find out who won this jackpot? mega mania, next. [ male announcer ] fighting pepperoni heartburn and pepperoni breath?
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a look at our top stories. live pictures right now of a rally in miami's bayside park of slain teen, trayvon martin. people are gathering to show support for the teen's parents and demand the arrest of the man who said he shot and killed trayvon martin. civil rights leaders, members of congress and celebrities are all
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part of the crowd there in miami right mou. we're still waiting to find out the winners of that $656 million mega millions jackpot. but we do know that they'll each be getting about $218 million for those winning tickets before taxes. the winning tickets were sold in kansas, maryland and -- they're not actually required to come forward in those states. a third ticket was sold in illinois. u.s. coast guard crews are searching for a crippled racing yacht off the california coast. the boat was caught in a storm and smashed by waves. several people on the yacht are hurt. they reportedly cannot communicate, or steer. the coast guard hopes to reach them sometime today. in myanmar today, a woman who struggled for decades to usher in democracy appears to have won a seat in parliament. election results are not official yet, but people all over the country there are cheering the historic victory of
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nobel laureate aung san su kyi. cnn's paula hancocks is in myanmar. >> reporter: could this be the dawn of a new myanmar. aung san su kyi the unmistakable symbol of this country's fight for democracy heads to the polls. confident of success, and taking political office for the first time ever. many voters in this small village are daring to hope for change. this woman is 95 years old. she's lived through british and japanese colonization and 50 years of brutal military war. finally she's hopeful. whatever changes, it will be for the better, she says. i want good change and a better life. it's the first time voting for this 18-year-old, and she's delighted. but not everyone's happy with the process. this man tells me his name is not on the list, and he's been
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told he can't vote. i'm very sorry for missing the chance to vote, he says, because one vote is very important. aung san su kyi's party is also alleging irregularities. they say fake ballots have been fou found. i asked the head of the election commission about the allegations. >> this is a fair election. >> reporter: counting of the ballots started as soon as the polls closed sunday. the counting is being done in full view of the media to show transparency. but with these allegations of vote tampering, the question is, is this election going to be free and fair enough to be considered legitimate. paula hancocks, cnn, myanmar. a loving dad, a dedicated soldier, he saved a child's life in afghanistan but giving up his
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own. this american hero story coming up. plus, 1 in 88, that's how many children have a form of autism in the u.s. the statistic is startling, and the cost of caring for a child with autism even more overwhelming. coming up, one couple, the former executive officer of ge and nbc along with his wife, they know firsthand. see life in the best light. [music] transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you see everything the way it's meant to be seen. experience life well lit,
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a family in providence, rhode island, buries their son tomorrow. their son who was a soldier. dennis weichel a sergeant in the national guard died in afghanistan. not in combat, but while saving the life of a little girl. the people who knew him are not surprised that he made such a sacrifice. here now is cnn's barbara starr. >> daddy! daddy! >> reporter: three months ago specialist dennis weichel made a surprise visit home from his tour in afghanistan. now the flag flies at half staff over the rhode island state capital until the 29-year-old father of three is laid to rest. weichel was killed in eastern afghanistan saving the life of an afghan child. according to the army, when
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weichel's armored convoy came across afghan children in the road, he and others got out to move the children out of the way. but at the last minute, a little girl ran back to pick up some shell casings. weichel saw her in front of the trucks and pulled her to safety at the last minute. but he was hit accidently by the truck, and died a short time later. captain christopher john almeyer, weichel's platoon leader during a previous tour duty in iraq, has been hit hard bis his death. >> first i was overcome with emotion. you know, i deployed with him. he was one of my guys. but then i took a step back and i realized that he would have done that. he would have really done that for anyone. that's the type of guy he was. >> reporter: dennis, he says, always responded to children. >> we would roll into local communities and villages, and set up security, and you'd see children peeking out the windows.
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it was sergeant weichel's calm demeanor and the way he handled children that these kids -- he welcomed them. and these kids would come out. he would ensure that every single child received something, whether it be the smallest thing as a pencil, or a booklet to write in. >> reporter: during those days back home, everyone could see dennis weichel's own children meant everything to him. >> it's exciting. these are the most important things to me, my kids. glad to see them on the holidays. >> reporter: dennis weichel was promoted posthumously to sergeant. he is survived by his fiancee and his three children who were so thrilled to see him just a few short months ago. barbara starr, cnn, the pentagon. >> new research released this week shows 1 in 88 children has a form of autism. that's up 78% from a decade ago. autism takes an emotional and financial toll on families. according to a study from the
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harvard school of public health, it can cost a family up to $72,000 a year to care for a person with extreme case of autism. earlier i spoke with bob and suzanne wright, co-founders of autism speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization. and i asked the former executive officer of ge and nbc along with his wife how they hope these new findings will help families deal with the emotional and financial costs. >> we're hoping that we can really get a prioritized approach from all kinds of people, from the federal government, at the state level, at the municipal level, with academy -- medical academies. we've got so many people who are standing by, but not taking an active role in this. when you have 1 in 54 boys, and 1 in 88, we don't have anything even comparable to this that has anything nearly the devastating impact on families. >> the wrights have firsthand
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experience with autism. their grandson was diagnosed with it. i asked them what their biggest challenge was when they learned the news. >> it was very heartbreaking. we had to move them from another state here, because there were no services. and then bob and i, and you know, he was the chairman of nbc at the time, i couldn't believe no one was talking about this. so now we have a voice. >> the wrights say 400,000 people will walk for autism speaks this year in 90 events around the u.s. and it is autism awareness month. so we want to also introduce you to an extraordinary man living with as per ger's syndrome which is a type of high functioning autism. he has made it his mission to educate those with awe tim and help those newly diagnosed. >> my name's paul mcauliffe. i'm a flute player, flutemaker and autism advocate.
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i went to the national institute of health site and decided -- and realized i had almost all the symptoms they had listed for asperger's. autism and asperger's primarily sa social disability. we have a real hard time reading social cues. we have a real hard time looking people in the eye. i always look at the bridge of the nose so people think i'm looking them in the eye. everything is amped up for us. everything is extremely intense. i tell people that my idea of eternal punishment would be tickets to the 50 yard line for the super bowl. one of the symptoms of aspergers, we tend to talk about our passions until people are ready to beg for mercy. that's why a lot of people with autism are inventors and
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innovators. because we focus in like a laser beam on something. i was reading in bed one night and getting sleepy and i looked over at my cane near the night stand. i thought, darn, i bet there's music in that puppy. ♪ body language, tone of voice, things that we just noshlly do not get. i love the fact that young people now are getting the help and the diagnosis and assistance that my generation didn't get. i tell the young people, if you work at it, and practice, social skills, reading body language, i tell them it's like learning to play the flute. the more you practice, the better you get at it. >> and on the political front, paul ryan back pedaling after he accused the u.s. military of not being honest about the pentagon budget. >> i really misspoke, to be candid with you, candy. i didn't mean to make that kind of impression.
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>> ryan admits he was wrong. but is this the first time he's misspoken? coming up, we'll talk with the man who has followed his career since it began. presidential contender mitt romney had a few tricks up his sleeve for april fool's day. the prank he pulled on his staff. and you won't believe what his staff did to get him back. all that straight ahead next. [ male announcer ] lately, there's been a seismic shift
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now, top stories with the political buzz. vice president joe biden is speaking out about the president's open mike gaffe. obama was talking to russian president demi tri medvedev without recognizing his mike was on. he was referring to the challenge of making political decisions in a political year.
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the conversation happened at a nuclear summit in south korea. gop presidential candidate mitt romney is feeling confident that he will win wisconsin. he's even won the endorsement of a major newspaper, the milwaukee journal sentinel. a new poll shows romney with 40% of the vote in the midwestern state. the republican presidential front-runner got pranked by his staff on this april fool's day. at a pancake breakfast this morning, romney walked into a completely empty room after being introduced enthusiastically by his staff. well, it seems they had set up this room to look exactly like the one he was supposed to be in. romney was a good sport. and he took the stunt with laughter. we've been talking today about house budget chairman paul ryan backing off a comment he made about the pentagon budget. well, today on cnn "state of the union," ryan told candy crowley that he misspoke when he accused u.s. military officials of not
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being honest about that budget. here's what ryan had to say. >> i really misspoke, to be candid with you, candy of the i didn't mean to make that kind of impression. i was clumsy in making the point. and the general and i spoke after that, and i wanted to give that point to him, which was that was not what i was attempting to say. >> so what exactly did ryan say that he now retracts? we dug up the comments so you can hear for yourself. >> we don't think the gems are giving us their true advice. we don't think the generals believe their budget is really the right budget. i believe that the president's budget by virtue of the fact that when he released his budget number of $500 billion, the number was announced at the same time they announced the beginning of their strategy review of the pentagon's budget. what we get from the pentagon is not a strategy driven budget. >> let's bring in craig gilbert, the washington bureau chief for
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the washington journal sint enell. you've covered paul ryan for a long time. so what do you think about his comment that he misspoke? >> well, i can't think of too many occasions, if any, where he's had to walk back something, an attention-getting remark that he's made. he's extremely media savvy. he's a very practiced communicator. now, the fact that he apologized seemed like a smart thing to do. and he's a smart guy. >> all right. so he's usually very careful with his words. is that how you would kind of classify him generally? he's very intent about what he's going to say? >> yeah. and he doesn't pull his punches in a policy sense. but he also prides himself on -- sees himself as someone who is not a grenade thrower, who doesn't personalize his political disagreements. so i think he was embarrassed
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that people were reading this as casting aspersions on the integrity of the generals. >> what do you really think was behind his initial assertions? and how were they digesting that he admits to misspeaking? >> well, right now he's going around the state campaigning with mitt romney in the wisconsin presidential primary, which is tuesday. that's really been the focus. he's a very popular figure with republicans and conservatives in the state. even outside of his own district. i think his endorsement of romney is having an impact on the primary here. so it's hard to read how people might react to this. obviously it reflects a difference, a big difference over budget policy regarding defense spending. >> so his endorsement of romney, and in some circles, there have been discussions that maybe he would be a vice presidential pick. is that behind perhaps why he feels he needs to offer some
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clarity, that he might find himself on a much bigger stage later? >> well, i mean, he probably, i think, would have gone down this road anyway. but one of his assets as a potential vice presidential pick is what i referred to earlier, is the fact that he has a lot of experience on the national stage. he -- i don't think romney would have to wonder about his poise and his sort of messaging skills. i mean, he would have his own pluses and minuses on a lot of other fronts. but he unlike a lot of members of congress is out there all the time talking, and i think people would agree that in political terms, he's been an effective salesman within his party, and for his party. >> all right. craig gilbert, washington bureau chief for the milwaukee journal sentinel. appreciate it. >> thank you. from linsanity to lyinjured.
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plus, we'll talk basketball on the collegiate level. the kentucky wildcats facing off against the kansas jayhawks tomorrow night in the title game. who do you think will win. we head to new orleans next. ♪ when your chain of supply goes from here to shanghai, that's logistics. ♪ ♪ chips from here, boards from there track it all through the air, that's logistics. ♪ ♪ clearing customs like that hurry up no time flat that's logistics. ♪ ♪ all new technology ups brings to me, that's logistics. ♪
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the college basketball championship is set. kansas will take on kentucky. and tomorrow night's title game, and mike is joining us now from new orleans with a preview. good to see you, mike. so k squared now. who do you favor, kansas or kentucky? >> reporter: well, yeah, you've got to favor kentucky. which isn't to say that kansas hasn't played well. but kentucky has been annihilating opponents. when they came into this tournament, they were favored. but they weren't the odds-on favorite, meaning it wasn't the case they had just as good a chance as the entire field combined. now it kind of feels like they do. they won by eight points against louisville. that was by far the closest gamt of the tournament, and it wasn't that close. so the wildcats definitely seem a deserving favorite. >> this is a particularly exciting march madness in your view? >> reporter: well, you know, it's interesting, there have been no buzzer beaters.
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there's been only one overtime game. not as exciting as past march madnesses. but the great virtue of march madness is they're always exciting. because it's always about young kids and crying in the locker room and cheerleaders and mascots. so all that hoopla is what makes it great. i think this final four with four really great teams has been a good thing. kentucky and kansas, those are the number one and two winningest schools in ncaa history. that's a great final matchup. >> that's why they call it march madness. meantime, why they call it linsanity, jeremy lin, he has been on fire. but now he's got an injury. he's linjured. what's this knee surgery that he may be facing? >> reporter: yeah, linjured. he tore his linmiscus. sorry about that.
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if the knicks go deep in the play-offs, will it be the case that they need jeremy lin. it poses kind of a problem, or at least an interesting question. he's going to be a free agent at the end of the year. how do you assess his value. he's worth a lot to the knicks since he became a starter, he's been scoring 18 points. then the new coach mike woodson doesn't have a point to feature the point guard. we'll see what the rest of the nba and the market says about his value. >> right. we'll see if the nba follows the lead of the nfl. we saw what happened to peyton manning, he was out injured, and it happened of the we'll talk about that another time. mike, thanks so much. >> reporter: i'm going to say jeremy lin's body of work is a little better than -- not as much as peyton manning, but yeah, yeah. >> i know, i was trying. what can i say. it's tough to draw compare i sons. thanks so much, mike. have a good time there in new orleans. >> reporter: you got it. all right. right now, let's take a live
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picture of a top story we've been following. sizeable, quite huge crowd there. that is miami at bay front park there, downtown miami. a rally taking place for the slain teen, trayvon martin. people are gathering there to show support for the teen's parents and demand the arrest of the man who says he shot and killed martin in sanford, florida, north of miami. civil rights leaders, members of congress and celebrities are all taking part there in that rally in downtown miami. meantime, we've got much more straight ahead in the newsroom. done l don lemon is here. >> how this has grown. it has really grown from a local story in sanford, florida, to around the country. every day there seems to be some other thing. and so much emotion for this. fred, i'm going to show you this. we're going to -- what we're going to do on my show is we're going to try to get away from the emotion, because everyone is so excited about this. this is a police report. this is what they call the event report.
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everything in here, and some things that are not in here, will tell you exactly what happened. it says, when you look at this, first officer dispatched. 7:11. next officer dispatched, 7:11. next officer dispatched. the next one arrive twos minutes later. if you look at the sur violence video. there is a time stamp on the bottom of that surveillance video. 7 7:52 p.m. from 7:17 to 7:52, is it possible for everything that they said to have happened including george zimmerman and the police department to have happened in that short of an amount of time? >> someone is going analyze that? >> two law enforcement experts are going to -- what they will tell you may be surprising to a
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lot of people. take the emotion out. let's look at the facts. here is what could and could not have happened in that period of time and here is what george zimmerman is saying and here is what trayvon martin's family is saying. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much, i appreciate it, i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money ?
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>> a seventh grader said she got a unique punishment. she was one of three middle schoolers that the teacher forced to clean toilets for skipping class. school administrator rgs now investigating. >> a big change for some of the military academies. gay pride groups are being added to the rosters. at westpointe, cadets are still getting groups organized. >> taylor swift is hoping to keep her crown. she is up for three awards, but there is a bittersweet snag. her date is too cig to join her
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tonight. apologies were expressed but -- in return. after hearing he was too ill to join her tonight, swift tweeted i will make it up to you, kevin. >> how is this for high-tech. using google's brand new eight bit map unveiled today. the today part should be a clu. sit another fun april fool's day prank. the maps have the perfect 80s look and the upgrade is full of old school easter eggs as well. we wasted too much time playing with it today. earlier we asked you to tell us about some of the best april
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fool's pranks you have pulled. this is what you tweeted today. >> chose me as her call, got up, drove 45 minutes for nothing. and we also asked our own team members. one of our producers says her friend posted that she was pregnant on facebook. she told them, it was a joke. >> and you had a prank earlier. you mom pulled a prank on you? >> our poor system producer. i think that says more about the boyfriend. >> i guess. >> got share that. >> i know. you know, it's no april fool's
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